Restaurant Startup season finale, Battle of the Dishes

RESTAURANT STARTUP Season Finale Preview: gastroPod vs. S&R, Has Joe Bastianch Met His Match? (VIDEOS)

Here’s a quote from tonight’s season 3 finale of RESTAURANT STARTUP that will make you laugh and it’s from the mouth of Joe Bastianich. “A strong personality can be a big pitfall,” he tells one of the duos looking for an investment tonight. If you’ve been watching the episodes this season, you know that Joe … Read more

Joe Bastianich and Chef Tim Love on "Restaurant Startup"

RESTAURANT STARTUP Recap: Watch Joe Snarl During Pitches Gloria Jean’s vs. Taste (VIDEO)

It’s Joe Bastianich and Chef Tim Love tonight on RESTAURANT STARTUP’s latest episode “Act Now, Before It’s Too Late! How do they top last week when Joe changed a chef’s life by footing the bill for a three-month internship in Spain, before funding a wine and tapas place in Portland, Oregon? That story, here. Tonight … Read more

RESTAURANT STARTUP UPDATE: Concept Change in 24 Hours Nets Investment From Joe Bastianich For Authentic Spanish Cuisine

It’s back to basics for RESTAURANT STARTUP tonight on CNBC, as Tim Love and Joe Bastianich reunite for the next food fight over a potential investment. It’s Bocadillo vs. Old New York with the entrepreneurs looking to bust out of the ranks of employee to own their own places.  RECAP of episode posted below. Bocadillo … Read more

Ralphie of I Got Balls on "Restaurant Startup"

RESTAURANT STARTUP Recap: Did ‘I Got Balls’ Really Turn Down Tim Love’s $200,000?

How could RESTAURANT STARTUP be without Joe Bastianich on a night when a food service company named I Got Balls set up a pop-up restaurant? Ralphie and Chris, New York guys whose business centered on gourmet, stuffed rice balls won over Elizabeth Blau and Chef Tim Love after their presentation. They were looking to establish … Read more

Chef Tim Love and Elizabeth Blau on "Restaurant Startup"

RESTAURANT STARTUP Recap: Peli Peli Kitchen Or Full Circle Sliders, Who Got $1Million + Investment?

The fast-casual dining space was the subject of the latest competition on CNBC’s RESTAURANT STARTUP. We were introduced to the show’s new investor, Elizabeth Blau, who sat beside Chef Tim Love in place of mainstay Joe Bastianich. Joe’s been so feisty this season, it was a nice change of pace. Elizabeth starred again in the … Read more